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La Vieille aux Loques

New York Public Library
Accession no: MEZAP
State: 2/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © New York Public Library  
Provenance:Samuel Putnam Avery (1822-1904), New York; listed by E. G. Kennedy as owned by the Lenox Library, 1910 (Lenox Library became part of New York Public Library, 1911).  


Paper size:277 x 199 mm  
Plate mark size:206 x 147 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:definite grey tone overall  
Note on foul biting:right along left, right and bottom edges, particularly at bottom left; the foul biting and texture is partiularly obvious  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:'Whistler' ('s' reversed)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'F' to right of bottom right corner in pencil  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Without Delatre - less work on door step' on recto in unknown hand; '14' at top left of recto  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.